Recent trends of nanomaterials for high-voltage applications

José E. Contreras, Edén A. Rodriguez, Jaime Taha-Tijerina

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Nanotechnology has shown a rapid and remarkable progress in the last years, providing great benefits for several industrial sectors. There are a great number of nanotechnology concepts, which have been developed and demonstrated through academic and industrial R&D projects. These innovative concepts are based on new technologies to improve the performance and reliability of conventional materials, mainly by nanoparticles incorporation. Energy industry has been favored by the development of these innovative nanomaterials since they offer unique opportunities to ensure reliability, increase efficiency, sustainability, and security of the electricity network system. In this section, recent achievements regarding advanced nanotechnology-based materials for high-voltage applications are reviewed and reported. The properties and characteristics of innovative nanomaterials are discussed and compared with conventional materials. Finally, opportunities for technological breakthroughs of nanomaterials for high-voltage apparatus are shown.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9780128133514
ISBN (Print)9780128133521
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameHandbook of Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications

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Publisher Copyright:
© 2018 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Engineering


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